Team-building, Leadership and Community Development


Emer has worked for over 30 years in organisational development in the Community and Voluntary sector as well as with a range of statutory agencies and private companies.

Her work includes

  • Team-building
  • Community Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Culture Change
  • Facilitation
  • Leadership Development
  • Evaluation


Her current and past clients include:

  • Irish Wheelchair Association
  • Finglas Suicide Prevention Support Network
  • Dublin North East Drugs Task Force
  • Louth County Council
  • Roscommon County Council
  • Dublin City Community Cooperative
  • Irish Cancer Society
  • Simon Community
  • Dundalk Youth Centre
  • Ballymun Women’s Resource Centre
  • Longford ICA
  • YPAR
  • Dublin City Childcare Committee
  • Dublin City Council
  • Aer Lingus
  • Capacitar Ireland


Emer  is an active, engaging and creative facilitator and trainer and believes passionately in the power of collective intelligence that is always co-creative. She completed a thesis on culture change as part of her MSc in Education and Training Management in 2000. For her a

an organisation is an energy field through which that which is seeking to create can generate structure and form.

Her favourites writers on organisation and leadership are Margaret Wheatley, Ralph Stacey, Stephen Covey and Danah  Zohar

She has developed and adapted many models and frameworks to bring organisational dynamics alive, including her 3 Circle Model ©:

Emer tailors all training to meet the needs of specific groups and audiences. Her approach is:

  • participative actively engages participants in the process
  • experiential  draws on the participants own experience
  • group-centred flexible in response to the needs and dynamics of the group
  • action learning focus on the practical application of the learning
  • empowering builds the leadership capacity of participants
  • holistic includes practical, physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions

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